EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND THE INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE

María del Carmen Sáez Ortega, Marian de la Morena Taboada

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EDUCACIÓN PARA EL DESARROLLO SOSTENIBLE Y EL BACHILLERATO INTERNACIONAL

Resumen

En nuestra era, existe una situación urgente, relacionada con temas de índole intercontinental y ligada al medio ambiente. Problemas como las sequías, contaminación o el calentamiento global están afectando directa o indirectamente algunas zonas del planeta, algunas ya muy dañadas. Consecutivamente, algunos sectores de la humanidad realizan una llamada urgente para realizar acciones respecto a este hecho y por consiguiente un cambio en mentalidades. Por esta razón, la comunidad educativa internacional se siente responsable en formar a sus alumnos del presente y adultos del futuro. La intención de este escrito es la difusión y puesta en común de metodologías usadas en Educación para un Desarrollo Sostenible y observar los distintos roles en centros educativos, sus colaboraciones con EDS y cómo los programas de educación internacional, y en concreto el Bachillerato Internacional (IB) ayuda y desarrolla aquellas influencias amables con la ecología en escuelas con su pedagogía, declaraciones y misión con su particular visión global.

Palabras clave: Sostenibilidad en el IB, Bachillerato Internacional, Eco-escuelas, Educación para un Desarrollo Sostenible and Integración.


EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND THE INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE 

Abstract

In our times, there is an urgent situation, which is affected by inter-continental issues related to the environmental situation. Problems such as the lack of water, pollution or global warming are directly or indirectly affecting to some areas in our planet, some of them really damaged already. Further, some sectors of humanity are making an urgent call to make actions and therefore a change in our mentalities. For that reason, the international educative community feels their responsibility as formers of students of the presents and adults for the future. The intention of this paper is to diffuse and to summarize common methodologies used in Education for Sustainable Development, observe different roles in school communities and their collaboration in ESD and how international educative programmes, and more in particular the International Baccalaureate aids and develop those green influences at schools with its pedagogy, statements and mission with their particular global perspective.

Key words: Sustainability in IB, International Baccalaureate, Eco-schools, Education for sustainable development and Integration.


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